Has there been a fix to the MBPr disconnecting wifi issue yet?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by red321red321, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. red321red321 macrumors regular

    Jun 3, 2013
    Has there been a fix to the MBPr disconnecting wifi issue yet?
  2. actuallyinaus macrumors regular

    Feb 13, 2013
    what disconnecting wifi issue?
  3. dextr3k macrumors 6502

    Nov 26, 2012
    Mine has never disconnected, what disconnecting issue?
  4. dumastudetto macrumors 68030

    Aug 28, 2013
    There is no issue. Check your wifi network is okay.
  5. NativeTxn macrumors regular

    Feb 11, 2013
    I assume OP is talking about the issue that sometimes when the computer goes into sleep mode, when you wake it back up, the Wifi doesn't connect. And to fix it you have to turn Wifi off and then on again.

    But please correct me if I am wrong, OP.
  6. Orr macrumors 6502


    Oct 8, 2013
  7. NativeTxn macrumors regular

    Feb 11, 2013
  8. eknkc macrumors newbie

    Nov 1, 2013
    Those who do not have it; What router do you have?

    I have a Linksys EA4500 and mine requires a manual wifi switching sometimes after waking up from sleep. Tried SMC / PRAM reset, reinstalling OS X.

    2012 MBPr works fine on the same network.
  9. Meister Suspended


    Oct 10, 2013
    Yes I have this issue, too.
    Especially when tethering from my ipad.
  10. markyr17 macrumors 65816


    Apr 8, 2010
    I have this issue at one of my job sites witg only the actiontec verizon router that is there.

    Very annoying, but all other 5 job sites and my airport devices at home work fine
  11. skriefal macrumors newbie

    Jan 13, 2013
    Utah, USA
    No issues here with my mid-2012 rMBP, Mavericks, and Netgear R6250 router.

    I did, however, have what appears to be an identical issue with my Lenovo Thinkpad W530 and the Netgear R6250 (and an ASUS RT-AC66R). This was a known issue with Intel's Windows 'Centrino' wifi drivers for almost 18 months, and was finally fixed only a few weeks ago. Perhaps the new driver in Mavericks has a similar bug/issue.

    [Edit: Oh wait... this affects only the 2013 models? Nevermind... :)]
  12. Merode, Nov 27, 2013
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2013

    Merode macrumors 6502


    Nov 5, 2013
    Warszawa, Poland
    No issues here with my Late 2013, 13" rMBP. The router is some OLD D-Link of my sister - it comes from the times of Windows XP..
  13. double329 macrumors 6502

    Sep 10, 2008
    I don't see such issue. I closed the lid every time when I am not using the my MBP. When I am back using it, it connect back to wifi almost instantly. I don't really see the issue other then VPN to my work will reconnect exactly every 5 min. No solution for that, but that is not wifi issue as far as I can tell.
  14. eknkc macrumors newbie

    Nov 1, 2013
    I tried lower a beacon interval (50) on my router settings. It seems to be better but not definitive yet.

    Talked to Apple, tried a couple of things on the phone. They did not acknowledge a known problem. They asked me to try another router and offered to replace the laptop if it was not a solution.
  15. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
  16. eknkc macrumors newbie

    Nov 1, 2013
    Got an Airport Extreme yesterday, there seems to be no problems with it.
  17. sixrom macrumors 6502a

    Nov 13, 2013
    For some odd reason Apple seems to have had problems with Wi-Fi connectivity from time to time over the many years I've been buying laptops, iPads & iPhone's. It's almost as though they fail to take the issue seriously until consumers complain loud enough or return so many affected units that it costs Apple too much money. Why they fail to test and debug before shipping is quite revealing.


    That's because it's proprietary to Apple.

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